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Turnover Number

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    In enzyme kinetics, we are interested to know how many maximum molecules of substrate can be converted into product per catalytic site of a given concentration of enzyme per unit time.

    \[ k_{cat} =\dfrac{ V_{max}}{E_t} \]

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    • The units of Turn over number (kcat) are \(k_{cat}\) = (moles of product/sec)/ (moles of enzyme) or sec-1.

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      • Kiranpreet Kaur

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